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Top Walks at Wendover Woods

Located in the picturesque surroundings of the Chilterns, Wendover Woods is home to beautiful woodland trails and unrivalled views.

Managed by Forestry England, you'll find something to suit all interests and adventure levels at Wendover Woods.
There’s no better place to indulge in the benefits of the great outdoors.

Not to mention Wendover Woods feature heaps of colour and budding wildlife, complete with the smallest bird in Europe, the rare firecrest.

So lace up your hiking boots and let’s discover the natural beauty and adventure that Wendover Woods has to offer.

Firecrest trail

A fun trail packed with wildlife.

Ready to discover the hidden gems of Wendover Woods? Take a stroll on this versatile trail that hosts surfaced tracks and off-road paths. This hike is a great way to explore the diverse habitats that Wendover Woods has to offer, from lush greenery to secluded nooks. With this trail, you'll be sure to find something new and exciting around every bend.

Trail Length - 5 km / 3 miles
With shortcut: 3.5 km / 2 miles
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Hill Fort Trail

Perfect for families.

Ready for a hike that's easy on the legs but big on views? Look no further than this circular walk in the Chilterns, where you'll be treated to stunning vistas of the Vale Of Aylesbury and the Chiltern Hills. The trail is relatively level and takes you along surfaced and unsurfaced paths, making it perfect for all skill levels.

As you stroll along, you'll learn about the fascinating features of the hill fort and the work that goes into maintaining this historic site. It's a hike that's not just good for the body but also for the mind. So come on out, breathe in the fresh air and take in the beautiful views on this easy and informative hike.

Trail Length - 3 km (2 miles)
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Hilltop Trail

Ideal for wildlife lovers.

A short easy access trail with mostly level and well-surfaced terrain making it suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs. Passing through open spaces, get ready to soak up the best views from Wendover Woods. Don’t forget to look out for the den building area along the route!

Trail Length - 500m  (0.3 miles)
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Forest Fitness Trail

Ideal for wildlife lovers.

This adult only Forest Fitness trail is designed to challenge and test your stamina. Follow this trail around the hill fort, and take on the ten exercise points. A fun and energising way to workout in the great outdoors.

Trail Length - 3km (2 miles)
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Play Trail

Ideal for wildlife lovers.

Take your mini adventurers along this Play Trail and discover a variety of play structures inspired by nature and the local area. This trail follows surfaced tracks and is suitable for all ages.

Trail Length - Short loop: 600 m/0.4 miles
Long loop: 1 km / 0.6 miles
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